We found 25 orthopedic surgeons who accept United Healthcare near Elmhurst, IL.

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Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Transam Plaza; Suite 460
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Paul Papierski specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Papierski's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Papierski include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Papierski (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Papierski's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Work Injuries, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. John F Sarwark, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. John Sarwark's specialties are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Sarwark's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Sarwark include scoliosis, orthopedic surgery, and spina bifida. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sarwark takes. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for his residency. Dr. Sarwark has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Sarwark is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Fractures, Sports Injuries, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Spina Bifida, Trauma

Dr. Robert Lloyd Welch, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1100 W. 31st Street; Suite 300
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Robert Welch's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Lemont, IL, Naperville, IL, and Downers Grove, IL. Dr. Welch is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then went on to complete his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Michelle Lee Sagan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Michelle Sagan's specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Her areas of expertise include the following: scoliosis and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Sagan is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Unfortunately, she is not currently accepting new patients. Before performing her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Sagan attended the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Fractures, Knee Problems, Surgical Procedures, Ankle Problems, Limb ... (Read more)

Dr. Alpesh Ashwin Patel, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1200 S. York Road; Suite 3100
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Alpesh Patel is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Elmhurst, IL and Chicago, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include scoliosis, spinal cord injuries, and spinal trauma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Patel is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Herniated Disc, Lower Back Problems, Cervical Spine Problems, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Rebecca Lynn Carl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Carl is a pediatric sports medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Northbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Winfield, IL. In her practice, Dr. Carl focuses on sports health. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Carl's education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. John Joseph Grayhack, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. John Grayhack's specialties are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among Dr. Grayhack's clinical interests: scoliosis, surgical procedures, and musculoskeletal problems. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital for residency. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grayhack accepts. Dr. Grayhack has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Limb Lengthening, Sports Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael David Stover, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Michael Stover, who practices in Chicago, IL and Oakbrook Terrace, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedic trauma. Patient ratings for Dr. Stover average 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip replacement, hip revision, and hip dysplasia. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Stover has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Stover is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Hip Dysplasia, Pelvic Fracture, Hip Fracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Hip Revision, ... (Read more)

Dr. Taruna Jethanand Madhav Crawford, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Trans Am Plaza Drive
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Taruna Madhav-Crawford is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Schaumburg, IL. Her areas of clinical interest consist of shoulder surgery, wrist surgery, and hand surgery procedures. Dr. Madhav-Crawford is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Madhav-Crawford (or staff) speaks Spanish, Polish, and Hindi. Dr. Madhav-Crawford is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hand Surgery Procedures

Dr. Erik Charles Bennett King, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Erik King practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is especially interested in scoliosis, cancer, and surgical procedures. Dr. King is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Before performing his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. King attended Stanford University School of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Cancer, Clubfoot, Hand Problems, Trauma

Dr. Carl N Graf III, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
360 Station Drive; Suite 200
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Carl Graf is a physician who specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Graf's areas of expertise include cervical (neck) spine problems, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and degenerative disc disease. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Graf speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Artificial Disc Replacement, Revision Surgery, Scoliosis, Spinal Cord Stimulation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Aloysius Janicki, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Janicki is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Janicki include scoliosis and orthopedic surgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Janicki accepts. He attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland for residency. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Justin Finlayson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Craig Finlayson works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Finlayson's clinical interests encompass ACL reconstruction and orthopedic surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. Dr. Finlayson is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Arthroscopy, Musculoskeletal Surgery, ACL Reconstruction

Dr. Laura M Powers, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2301 Enterprise
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Laura Lemke is a pediatric orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Lemke is especially interested in orthopedic surgery. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Lemke trained at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University. Dr. Lemke's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Clubfoot

Dr. Prasad Vrkv Gourineni, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1806 S. Highland Avenue
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Prasad Gourineni works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Gourineni attended medical school at Andhra Medical College. His areas of clinical interest consist of spine problems and hip problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Gourineni is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Spine Problems

Dr. Babak S Lami, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
360 Station Drive; Suite 200
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Babak Lami is a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Schaumburg, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. Dr. Lami's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include discectomy (disc removal surgery), cervical (neck) spine problems, and herniated disc. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Lami's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Artificial Disc Replacement, Herniated Disc, Complex Spine Surgery, Cervical Artificial Disc ... (Read more)

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.

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